TEST & MEASUREMENT

Oscilloscopes, spectrum analyzers, and other technologies for maintaining and trouble-shooting electronics and electro-optics

Line driver to convert TL/CMOS serial input data to ARINC-specified amplitudes introduced by DDC

Line driver to convert TL/CMOS serial input data to ARINC-specified amplitudes introduced by DDC

BOHEMIA, N.Y., 28 May 2015. Data Device Corp. (DDC) in Bohemia, N.Y., is introducing the DD-4107X ARINC 429 line driver to convert TL/CMOS serial input data to ARINC-specified amplitudes in avionics applications.

3U CompactPCI and 6U VME sensor interfaces for military and aerospace uses introduced by NAI

3U CompactPCI and 6U VME sensor interfaces for military and aerospace uses introduced by NAI

BOHEMIA, N.Y., 27 May 2015. North Atlantic Industries (NAI) in Bohemia, N.Y., is introducing a family of sensor interface units (SIU) in 3U CompactPCI or 6U VME board form factors for military and aerospace applications.

DC-DC converter power electronics for autonomous ground vehicles and robots introduces by TDK-Lambda

DC-DC converter power electronics for autonomous ground vehicles and robots introduces by TDK-Lambda

SAN DIEGO, 22 May 2015. TDK-Lambda Americas Inc. in San Diego is introducing the TDK-Lambda 2500W EZA2500-32048 bidirectional DC-DC converter for power electronics needs in autonomous ground vehicles, robots, cranes, and elevators.

Military 5G mobile networking to be key driver in aerospace and defense test and measurement

THE MIL & AERO BLOG, 19 May 2015. Future military 5G mobile networking capability will have a profound influence on defense communications, and will present a host of new challenges and capabilities for aerospace and defense test and measurement.

Air Force to enhance open-systems information sharing and cyber security for C4ISR systems

Air Force to enhance open-systems information sharing and cyber security for C4ISR systems

ROME, N.Y., 19 May 2015. U.S. Air Force researchers are ready to launch a program to apply open-systems information sharing and cyber security to a wide variety of Command, Control, Communications, and Cyber, Intelligence, Surveillance & Reconnaissance (C4ISR) systems.

Navy looks to H6 Systems to develop microwave weapon simulator for aircraft research

Navy looks to H6 Systems to develop microwave weapon simulator for aircraft research

PATUXENT RIVER NAS, Md., 19 May 2015. U.S. Navy aircraft researchers needed the ability to simulate a high-power microwave weapon to measure its effects on U.S. military aircraft. They found their solution from H6 Systems Inc. in Nashua, N.H.

B-1 bomber radar systems set for big technology upgrades with Northrop-Grumman SABR-GS

B-1 bomber radar systems set for big technology upgrades with Northrop-Grumman SABR-GS

LINTHICUM, Md., 15 May 2015. The U.S. Air Force fleet of B-1B Lancer long-range jet bombers is on schedule to receive modern active electronically scanned array (AESA) radar, based on a new radar design by the Northrop Grumman Electronic Systems segment in Linthicum, Md.

Air Force asking industry for enabling technologies for future hypersonic munition

Air Force asking industry for enabling technologies for future hypersonic munition

EGLIN AIR FORCE BASE, Fla., 14 May 2015. U.S. Air Force researchers are moving forward with a program to develop a hypersonic munition able to attack and destroy targets quickly over long distances, and pose lethal threats to many different targets in many different locations all at the same time.

Navy aircraft researchers order Core i7-based VME embedded computing boards from Concurrent Technologies

Navy researchers order Core i7-based VME embedded computing boards from Concurrent Technologies

PATUXENT RIVER NAS, Md., 13 May 2015. U.S. Navy aircraft researchers needed VME embedded computing boards based on the third-generation Intel Core i7 microprocessor for a variety of research tasks. They found their solution from Concurrent Technologies Inc. in Woburn, Mass.

AVIONICS DATABUSES: Interface computer introduced by DDC to develop MIL-STD-1553 and ARINC 429 system applications

Data Device Corp. (DDC) in Bohemia, N.Y., is introducing the Avionics Interface Computer (AIC), a scalable, programmable, and portable platform to develop and test MIL-STD-1553 and ARINC 429 system applications via an Ethernet network.

TEST AND MEASUREMENT: Oscilloscopes to help circuit designers introduced by Keysight

Keysight Technologies Inc. in Santa Rosa, Calif., is introducing the Infiniium V-series oscilloscopes for circuit designers and engineers to make rapid progress from first silicon to eventual product release.

POWER ELECTRONICS: Low-profile power supplies for industrial applications introduced by TDK Lambda

TDK-Lambda Americas Inc. in San Diego is introducing CUT75 low- profile, triple output power supplies for test and measurement, industrial, and broadcast applications.

Soldier systems technology is focus of Army researcher briefings to industry on 12 June

Soldier systems technology is focus of Army researcher briefings to industry on 12 June

NATICK, Mass., 12 May 2015. U.S. Army researchers will brief industry next month on soldier systems technology challenges and future contracting opportunities for the Army Natick Soldier Systems Center (NSSC). Presentations will center on warfighter survivability, sustainability, mobility, combat effectiveness, and quality of life.

MIKEL researchers helping Navy with submarine machine automation and combat system development

MIKEL researchers helping Navy with submarine machine automation and combat system development

WASHINGTON, 11 May 2015. A Massachusetts research company is moving forward on a U.S. Navy project to design futuristic submarine combat system technologies involving submarine machine automation and reduced manning requirements.

NASA-developed distributed electric propulsion could be key to future ultra-quiet UAV

NASA-developed distributed electric propulsion could be key to future ultra-quiet UAV

ATLANTA, 8 May 2015. U.S. government researchers are experimenting with what could be the key to ultra-quiet unmanned aircraft for a wide variety of uses ranging from covert military surveillance and reconnaissance to package deliveries that don't annoy the neighbors.

Laser navigation for unmanned aircraft in RF- and GPS-denied areas developed by ADSYS

Laser navigation for unmanned aircraft in RF- and GPS-denied areas developed by ADSYS

ATLANTA, 7 May 2015. U.S. Navy shipboard unmanned aviation experts needed laser navigation and landing capability for unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) in areas where RF and GPS signals are jammed or disrupted. They found their solution from ADSYS Controls Inc. in Irvine, Calif.

ATC/DME test set for engineering, validation, test applications introduced by Cobham AvComm

ATC/DME test set for engineering, validation, test applications introduced by Cobham AvComm

WICHITA, Kan., 7 May 2015. Cobham Avionics and Communications (AvComm) in Wichita, Kan., formerly Aeroflex AvComm business unit, is introducing the ATC-5000NG NextGen ATC/DME test set for engineering development, design validation, manufacturing, and return-to-service test applications.

high-power electromagnetics

Air Force reaching out to industry for high-power electromagnetics for directed-energy weapons

KIRTLAND AIR FORCE BASE, N.M., 6 May 2015. U.S. Air Force researchers are asking for industry's help in advancing the state of the art in high-power electromagnetics technologies for directed-energy weapons and a variety of other aerospace and defense uses.

Strike or surveillance: GAO says Navy needs to settle on role of future combat drone

Strike or surveillance: GAO says Navy needs to settle on role of future combat drone

WASHINGTON, 6 May 2015. The role of a future U.S. Navy aircraft carrier-based combat drone remains unclear, which leaves Navy leaders uncertain of the program's long-term costs, congressional investigators have found.

Boeing to provide training and weapons tactics flight simulators for for Navy P-8A crews

Boeing to provide training and weapons tactics flight simulators for for Navy P-8A crews

ORLANDO, Fla., 5 May 2015. Simulation and training experts at the Boeing Co. will build and install several kinds of flight simulators for crews of the P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol jet at Whidbey Island Naval Air Station, Wash.

Quick-turnaround night vision sensor development is aim of upcoming Army RAMP solicitation

Quick-turnaround night vision sensor development is aim of upcoming Army RAMP solicitation

FORT BELVOIR, Va., 4 May 2014. U.S. Army night-vision experts plan to invest as much as $192 million in an effort to speed the design, development, and deployment of electro-optical sensors and weapon sights that help U.S. and allied warfighters operate effectively at night and in bad weather.

CESARS to develop electro-optical shipboard defense to protect ships from missiles, boats, and UAVs

CESARS to develop electro-optical shipboard defense to protect ships from missiles, boats, and UAVs

STENNIS SPACE CENTER, Miss., 29 April 2015. U.S. Navy researchers are ready to launch a program to develop an electro-optical shipboard defense system to protect surface warships from anti-ship missiles, fast attack craft, fast inshore attack craft, and unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs).

Embedded computing boards with high-speed A/D and D/A conversion introduced by Curtiss-Wright

Embedded computing boards with high-speed A/D and D/A conversion introduced by Curtiss-Wright

ASHBURN, Va., 29 April 2015. The Curtiss-Wright Corp. Defense Solutions division in Ashburn, Va., is introducing the OpenVPX embedded computing boards with high-speed A/D and D/A conversion. The company's CHAMP-WB boards offer sampling rates from 12.5 to 25 gigasamples per second at 8-bits A/D and 10 bits D/A.

DARPA seeks to develop affordable smart weapons seeker for navigation and terminal homing

DARPA seeks to develop affordable smart weapons seeker for navigation and terminal homing

ARLINGTON, Va., 28 April 2015. U.S. military researchers will brief industry May 11 on an upcoming project to develop a small, lightweight, and affordable seeker prototype that provides navigation and precision terminal homing for smart weapons.

DARPA approaches industry for new kinds of underwater navigation for undersea drones and submarines

DARPA approaches industry for new kinds of underwater navigation for undersea drones and submarines

ARLINGTON, Va., 24 April 2015. U.S. military researchers are asking industry for ways to develop reliable, accurate, and affordable undersea navigation as alternatives to GPS and inertial navigation for unmanned underwater vehicles (UUVs) and other submersibles.

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May 2015
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